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Review: Giddy-Up Goodies Box

May 22, 2015

Giddy-Up Goodies is a monthly equestrian subscription service company that began in 2014.  They pack each box with care, fun items, and useful products.  Subscriptions start at $47 for a 1 month box.  You can also choose from a 3, 6, or 12 month subscription priced at $44, $42, and $40 respectively.  In each box,…

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Miley Cyrus Buys Horse Ranch in California

May 6, 2015

It has been confirmed that Miley Cyrus has purchased a horse ranch in southern California for a cool $4.8 million.  Her new pad boasts a barn with 10 stalls, an…

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Review: 50 to 1 The Movie

May 1, 2015

I love a good horse movie like the next equestrian so when I was approached about reviewing 50 to 1, the movie about 2009 Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird,…

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Giveaway: 50 to 1 The Movie DVD

April 29, 2015

In celebration of the DVD release of the movie 50 to 1, we are giving away 5 copies to our fabulous followers!  50 to 1 is based on the inspiring…

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Rolex Kentucky 3 Day Event Vendors for 2015

April 23, 2015

One of the best parts of Rolex is the shopping!  I have so many friends there this weekend so be sure to stop by and visit them.  Tell them Velvet…

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Dos & Don’ts of Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event

April 21, 2015

As I walked around the Kentucky Horse Park and observed everything last year, I decided then that a “Dos & Don’ts” of Rolex was definitely in order.  This could be…

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Rolex Kentucky 3 Day Event Info for 2015

April 20, 2015

One of the best equestrian weeks of the year is upon us!  It’s Rolex week.  And although I am saddened I will not be attending in person this year, I…

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Review: Huntley Equestrian Adult Breeches and Daisy Clipper Children’s Snaffle Bit Belt

April 15, 2015

Huntley Equestrian is an up-and-coming equestrian company that features the finest tack and apparel.  Founded in 2013, they offer two lines including Huntley for adults and Daisy Clipper for children. …

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SleekEZ Shedding Blade

April 10, 2015

I have been one of those people who have seen the SleekEZ Shedding Blade tool over the last couple of years and have thought to myself, I should get one…

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A Horse Box Turned Two Review

April 9, 2015
A Horse Box Turned Two Review

Velvet Rider has been a huge supporter of A Horse Box since their beginning days.  We are so excited to share in their celebration of two years in business!  Many…

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Review: Equestrianista Apparel Fancy Quarter Zip Shirt

April 6, 2015

The Fancy Quarter Zip Shirt by Equestrianista Apparel might be one of my all-time favorites that they have offered.  I’m not ashamed to admit that each season I usually have…

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The Future Attire of Dressage?

April 3, 2015

Horse & Hound just released an article discussing the potential of more color options and opportunities to showcase your individuality in the future of dressage.  They shared the altered photos…

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Review: Asmar Equestrian Linen Tee and Polo Shirt

March 30, 2015

If you haven’t had a chance to check out Asmar Equestrian’s new spring line, you definitely should!  They have included some wonderful tops that aren’t just for the barn.  They…

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Equestrian iPad Covers

March 25, 2015

If you have a boring black leather cover protecting your iPad right now, it’s time to ditch it!  There are far too many perfect equestrian inspired choices available to be…

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Loriece LG Horseshoe Monogram

March 20, 2015

Loriece is known for their fabulous equestrian jewelry pieces, and when I stumbled upon their LG Horseshoe Monogram necklace, I knew I had to share!  Monograms are hot, hot, hot…

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Review: Asmar Equestrian Rider’s Vest

March 9, 2015

If you are anything like me, you are becoming more hopeful that spring is on its way!  I’m not sure if I can take any more snow, ice, cold, or…

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Strides For Success Review

January 30, 2015

Strides For Success is an online coaching website that is designed to help riders improve their skills and knowledge base.  It is founded by Lorna Leeson who is a B.H.S.…

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Review: Asmar Equestrian Classic Polo and Wool Blend Vest

January 28, 2015

I can’t say enough how much I adore stylish riding clothes.  There is just something about creating and pulling an attire look together, and it doesn’t matter if it’s just…

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Mack and Jane Artisan Jewelry

January 14, 2015

Mack and Jane Artisan Jewelry is an up and coming company specializing in leather works and all I have to say is wow!  Their leather cuff bracelets are beyond gorgeous…

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Pups need treats too! Zoey loves these banana and pb treats.
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Taylor had a little barn party for his 9th birthday complete with treats for all his furry friends and humans! It was lots of fun!
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